Famous Deaths in April 1764

  • Apr 14 Peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer, dies at 84
  • Apr 15 Madame de Pompadour, mistress of King Louis XV of France (b. 1721) of tuberculosis aged 42
  • Apr 17 Johann Mattheson, German composer/musicologist, dies at 82
  • Apr 27 Jaime de Casellas, Spanish composer, dies at 73